Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Use Complete Feeds to Stretch Your Hay Supply

    September 1, 2012
    Fiery blazes, drought, and poor growing conditions have made hay difficult to find and expensive to buy in many locations throughout the nation. These conditions have left horse owners with the difficult task of finding an affordable source of quality hay for their horses.
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  • Detecting Heat Stroke In horses

    August 1, 2012
    If you detect the symptoms of heat stroke in your horse, you should call your veterinarian immediately.
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  • Hot Weather Tips for your Fine, Feathered Friends

    August 1, 2012
    They say, if you’re raising poultry, it all comes down to feed, water, heat and light. But in the summer, beating the heat is equally important. Water and proper shelter can play a big role in your flock’s health and welfare.
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  • Why To Consider Adopting An Older Dog

    July 1, 2012
    While there is definitely a draw to getting a cute little puppy, there are also many benefits of adopting an older dog from a shelter.
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  • How Nutrition Affects Hoof Growth

    June 1, 2012
    Hoof quality is affected by several factors including genetics, environment and nutrition. Some horses inherit weak hooves and that can’t be changed, but proper care and nutrition can help develop and maintain the best hooves genetically possible.
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  • Effectively Creep Feeding Your Foals

    May 1, 2012
    Creep feeding foals is one of the best ways to help with the weaning process away from dependence on the mare.
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  • Caring For Your Lawn in the Spring

    May 1, 2012
    Neglecting your lawn at this time of year will result in damage that lasts through all four seasons. Therefore, it is important to know what you must do to take care of your lawn in the spring so that you can enjoy a lush, green lawn all year, every year.
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  • Attracting Different Types of Birds

    April 1, 2012
    The ability to attract a variety of wild birds to your backyard can be accomplished by offering food, water, shelter and nesting sites.   • Food: Placing a wide variety of feeders and food around your backyard will attract the widest variety of wild birds.
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  • Identifying Horse Colic And What To Do About It

    April 1, 2012
    Often times the thing most people associate with horses is racing. Whether it's at the Kentucky Derby or Saratoga Springs, horses prove time and again to be powerful animals. But along with their strength is a sickness that can be a major weakness. According to ultimatehorsesite.
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  • How to Prevent and Minimize Problems When Introducing Horses to Spring Pastures

    March 1, 2012
    For some horses, the advent of spring means that the source of forage changes from hay to fresh grass. If this is the case, the horse owner should take care to minimize the risk of laminitis as horses are exposed to fresh pastures. Why can fresh grass cause laminitis in horses?
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